The ladies’ blended martial artist GOAT left no doubts that she may want to make the necessary adjustments at UFC 277.
Amanda Nunes stated it nice.
“When the ‘Lioness’ does not get the prey the first time,” she advised Joe Rogan inside the Octagon on Saturday night, “I set the lure higher and I recognize I will get it the second time.”
Nunes without a doubt made the essential adjustments to dominate Julianna Pena in the primary occasion of UFC 277 from the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Tex. Judges there scored it 50-forty five, 50-44 and 50-43 all in Nunes’s prefer as she regained her bantamweight global title to come to be a double champion all over again, handling to enhance why she’s the girls’ MMA GOAT.
From the hole round, Nunes flashed a southpaw stance to throw Pena off. The adjustment from her loss to Pena back in December helped pave the way for Nunes to absolutely permit her hands to cross inside the 2d round, where she dropped the champion three instances via two huge proper hooks and an electric left hook as well.
In the third round, Nunes shrewdly took Pena all the way down to gradual the action. On the floor, Pena threatened numerous submissions which include an armbar that Nunes wriggled out of, however, the “Lioness” unfolded an uncongenial gash on “The Venezuelan Vixen’s” face with a few slashing elbows.
Nunes once more resorted to a takedown in the fourth round however again had to fight off Pena’s savvy submission tries off her return.
Despite Pena’s ultra grit, Nunes saved bringing the ache inside the 5th and very last spherical, in which she threatened her very own submissions before the final horn.
An exceptional overall performance from Nunes to punctuate a captivating predominant card pay-consistent with-view.
Here’s how the whole UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes 2 major card went.